Centaurea L.

Description of the genus

Britain: 41 taxa.

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SpeciesSpecies codeContent
apiculata Ledeb.
aspera L.
atropurpurea Waldst. & Kit.
bruguieriana (DC.) Hand.-Mazz.
calcitrapa L.
centauroides L.
cheiranthifolia Willd.
cineraria L.
cyanus L.
dalmatica A. Kern.
dealbata Willd.
debeauxii Gren. & Godr. subsp. nemoralis (Jord.) Dostál
depressa M. Bieb.
diffusa Lam.
diluta Aiton
eriophora L.
hyalolepis Boiss.
iberica Trevir. ex Spreng.
intybacea Lam.
jacea L.
leucophaea Jord.
macrocephala Muss. Puschk. ex Willd.
maculosa Lam.
melitensis L.
montana L.
napifolia L.
nicaeensis All.
nigra L.
nigra × jacea = C. × moncktonii C.E. Britton
orientalis L.
paniculata L.
patula DC.
pullata L.
rhenana Boreau
scabiosa L.
solstitialis L.
spinosa L.
stenolepis A. Kern.
trichocephala M. Bieb. ex Willd.
triumfetti All.
verutum L.

Other sources of information about Centaurea:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Centaurea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Centaurea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Centaurea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Centaurea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-24

Hyde, M.A. (2024). UK Flora: Genus page: Centaurea.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=905, retrieved 27 May 2024

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